Scientific Advisory Board


The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) wishes to thank the following individuals who have graciously agreed to serve on the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB consists of individuals with expertise relevant to the scientific goals of IDA. It has been revamped in 2018 with the goal of better integrating practice and the various evolving fields of research. The SAB is a limited term position charged with providing scientific expertise in the organization of the research arm of the IDA Annual Meeting and content for IDA media and communications.

Co-Chairs:

Fumiko Hoeft, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Richard K. Wagner, Ph.D., Florida State University 

Jason Yeatman, Ph.D., University of Washington

Board Members:

Elsja van Borgen, Ph.D., Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Don Comptom, Ph.D., Florida State University/Florida Center for Reading Research

Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Holly Fitch, Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Elena Grigorenko, Ph.D., University of Houston, Baylor College

Kenneth R. Pugh, Ph.D., Haskins Laboratories, Yale University, University of Connecticut

Sally E. Shaywitz, M.D., Yale University School of Medicine

Julie Washington, Ph.D., Georgia State University